- Created by: Amy Bowling
- Created on: 06-06-15 15:57
Human Rights Act 1998
Human rights are a right that everyone has irrespective of ethnic origin, gender, age or class. They promote and encourage acceptance of others.
Any organisations that carry out a public function or that carry out work in a public area will have to take human rights into consideration when planning and implementing their work.
Article 2: The right to life - There are very few reasons why someone should take the life of another.
Article 4: The prohibition of slavery and forced labour – Individuals cannot be forced to work or be treated like a slave or subjected to treatment to punishment that is inhumane or degrading.
Article 5: The right to liberty and security – An individual cannot be detained or deprived of their freedom except if they have been involved in a crime or are considered to be mentally unstable and a danger to themselves and others.
Article 6: The right to a fair trial – Everyone has the right to a fair public hearing within a reasonable period of time.
Article 8: The right to respect privacy and family life – Only in the interests of public…